Who We Are

Welcome to the Northern Virginia District

We are the Northern Virginia District of the United Methodist Church.

We are located at 3600 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030. The Northern Virginia District is one of the eight districts in the Virginia Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church.

Prior to July 2022 we were the Arlington and Alexandria Districts.

For Clergy

Northern Virginia District Clergy can find information about Resource Groups, Clergy meetings, and more online in our Clergy section.

For Laity

Our laity make ministry happen at their local churches, in their communities, and throughout the world. Find resources for laity and more on our Laity page. 

Training Events


Our District Staff strives to help churches reach their communities by providing training and resources.

Coaching & Consultation


Our District Staff seeks to empower clergy and laity in their ministry by providing tools and resources as well as offering retreats ans consultations.


Resource Groups


People to Reach

New Email Addresses

As we become the Northern Virginia District, many of our email addresses have changed. Please take note of these NEW email addresses. (Staff also all have emails that follow the vaumc naming convention of name@vaumc.org as well. Find out more on our Staff page.)

District Superintendent Sarah Calvert: NoVaDS@vaumc.org
District Administrators: NoVaAdmin@vaumc.org
District Program Staff: NoVaDistrict@vaumc.org

Latest News & Information

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Find resources for your ministry on our Resources page!

Resource ListMinistry Partners